Athanadoros, Hagesandros, and Polydoros of Rhodes, Laocoön and his Sons


The writhing agony of the Trojan Laocoon made this Hellenistic masterpiece famous throughout history.

 

Athanadoros, Hagesandros, and Polydoros of Rhodes, Laocoön and his Sons, early first century C.E., marble, 7’10 1/2″ high (Vatican Museums)


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Cite this page as: Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth Harris, "Athanadoros, Hagesandros, and Polydoros of Rhodes, Laocoön and his Sons," in Smarthistory, December 9, 2015, accessed October 15, 2019, https://smarthistory.org/athanadoros-hagesandros-and-polydoros-of-rhodes-laocoon-and-his-sons/.